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April PAD Challenge: Day 10

Turtle Woman When turtles rise from the muck of Riley Creek, laughter bubbles through promises the child can’t wait to keep. Promises to listen to, and learn from, to taste, touch, and feel, to see with inner and outer eyes, … Continue reading

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Child Wise

For NaPoWriMo: Day 14 http://1sojournal.wordpress.com child, walk, silver, cradle, keys, moon Child Wise The child, even in the cradle holds the keys to the man he will become. No matter the paths chosen or ignored, even forgotten. No matter the … Continue reading

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Mythopoesis 24 – The Learning Begins

For NaPoWriMo Day 24 The Learning Begins The circle of children and teacher sat in shade of a huge oak, refreshed by a gentle breeze rustling softly through overhanging leaves. He sat, leaning back against its trunk, surprised at the … Continue reading

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Mythopoesis 18 – Myth Within The Myth

For NaPoWriMo  Day 18 Myth Within The Myth He had eaten the last of his supplies, the evening before. Knew he’d have to find a store where he could purchase more. Luck was with him, as he entered a small … Continue reading

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In The Maw of Things

  NaPoWriMo – day 22 and for Big Tent Poetry Prompt: what would you shout down the street?    In The Maw of Things Yesterday, our traveler, like a child, wanted to run wild in street, yelling in huge capital … Continue reading

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At Fifty

  This poem was written almost thirteen years ago, on my fiftieth birthday. It was an exceptional experience because it came with such ease and was written in under ten minutes. That is not the usual. It will probably remain one of … Continue reading

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